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Sep 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
. but when it comes to education we are not. we are dead last. as the world becomes more technoledge kal, 20 years from now, what is america. when we are boeing to understand the technology that we are going to be relying upon. >> if you go to ghettos, i survived and escaped it. moved my family out. people in the ghetto have no clue of where we are going. that is what we need to get them excited on. we need to get them excited about stem. educating people to caulk into the world and contribute and participate. the common thread throughout the middle east and america is a lot of young people who have had education in middle eastern countries, and there is no job at the end of the line for them and this creates huge resentment and frustration you have seen a lot of leaders being toppled. what do leaders and countries need to adopt to stop this cycle now youth who feel not able to fulfill their potential? >> economic development. when you have young people with amazing ideas. you don't have the system to actually deal with this huge issue add to that the governments that have fallen, the new st
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the worst academic test scores in the country. what do you think should be done to better the educational system? >> i think that is an important question, especially for our economy. i want to point out one thing. she posed for sequestration and now says it will not happen. can you imagine that kind of leadership? she goes for the fiscal cliff and now she says it will not happen. let's talk about education. this is the problem i see. we have a department of education in washington. they have 3500 employees that make over $100,000 a year. they are dictating to the school district how to do their jobs. i think that is a shame and it is wrong. i am not talking about closing down the department of education. i have never said that and never will. can we reduce the size of that department of education and get that money down to the school district? i believe the best education for children in nevada comes between parents, teachers, and principles. -- principals. those are who should be making the decisions. >> if i could quickly comment. my opponent mentioned my vote on sequestration. just a
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
calling williams -- colleen williams? >> what is the one thing we can do to improve education in this country? >> i have served over 15 years on different school boards. it plans to stand the importance of education. it works best on the local level, works best when you have board members and parents involved, a community in fall, and many have at decatur's involved. when of the mistakes that has been made at that federal level is the passage of the no child left behind act. it started out with good intentions, but if has not accomplished what it should have. it has taken educators at of the classroom, and we need to keep educators in the classroom if they are going to address the needs of students. important thing is to make sure these kids arrive in kindergarten ready to learn. if they are behind, they will never catch up. i will not win a nobel prize for making that discovery. the rhetoric of senator fischer and her proposals to not add up. her budget proposal will result in deep cuts both your early childhood education and head start. it is a fact. i am not exaggerating. i
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 1:00am EDT
. investment in education long- term is an investment in jobs. our children have to be able to compete in the 21st century, so this is not about building jobs. this is about bringing those companies here and building on the assets. we can do it, but we have to work to do that. >> what about jobs and being specific about jobs? >> congress does not create jobs. congress can prohibit or promote in the private sector, a predominantly small business, so i have spent a good deal of time talking to people in small business. one thing they find is the rash of lawsuits. i have a law that would change that as opposed to litigation. secondly, if you speak to small business people, they are talking about the uncertainty created by taxes coming forward on january 1. i support and now that we have not allowed those taxes to go up. now president obama said we ought to extend those tax cuts. we need to do it once again. regulatory reform, i have had a number of bills on which i have voted that have gone to the senate. we need senators to our. >> the second question comes from me, and it is for you. yo
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
so much. >>> something every parent thinks about. their kids apsz education. where you live makes a difference. we'll look at mitt romney and barack obama's plans for reform. hey, i love your cereal there -- it's got that sweet honey taste. but no way it's 80 calories, right? no way, right? lady, i just drive the truck. right, there's no way right, right? have a nice day. [ male announcer ] 80 delicious calories. fiber one. so it can feel like you're using nothing at all. but neosporin® eczema essentials™ is different. its multi-action formula restores visibly healthier skin in 3 days. neosporin® eczema essentials™. >>> and as you all flow, there are only 42 days before the election. to help you get ready, we're running a series on the big issues facing the two candidates. today, lisa sylvester reports on the difference between mitt romney and the president when it comes to education. >> reporter: at this school in potomac, maryland, first graders are learning their math lesson in chinese. part of an immersion program. other schools at the same time are so strapped, they've
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm EDT
-year low prompting alarm bells from educational leaders who say more than half of students probably won't succeed in college. the organization that gives the s.a.t. says totals among every racial group except asian students were down since 2006. the result of more kids taking the test and correlation between high scores and income levels. and from bad to worse. okay. last night's final play between the seattle seahawks and the green bay packers gave the seahawks a win even know the nfl admitted today it was wrong. the league said a correct penalty call would have given the packers a victory. but it couldn't use instant replay to reverse it. fire storm criticism continues to rage out on replacement refs with packers guard t.j. lang tweeting today [ bleep ] nfl, fine me and use the money to pay the regular refs. all the regular refs have been locked out because of a paid dispute with the nfl. some pretty strong language there. you know what i think, wolf, everybody agrees they just want this thing resolved. reach an agreement already. >> i got to tell you, the nfl is the leadership. they
FOX Business
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
receives causing huge problems. joining me now with more, consumer education director for credit dot com. thank you for joining us. how widespread is it? how often does it happen that your credit score as the consumer is different than a score your lender is looking at? >> well, almost 100 percent of the time because typically consumers do not get this course that lenders are using, unless they have already applied for credit and been turned down or charge more for credit, then a disclosure is required, but what most of us are doing is going online, getting an education credit score which can be helpful but is not necessarily the same score the lender is using. lori: so why should i spend a right to purchase by credit score if it is now with the lenders getting anywhere? >> it's a great question. of course we give a free credit score. we know what you spend that money. i think what consumers need to look at is, what is the information telling me about my credit worthiness. what can i improve and what can to improve? you can avenges court. lori: and as to what your saying, but i just want
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
educational, financial, and professional goals. miller is set to receive $500,000 a year over the next five years. >>> someone in nevada is holding a ticket worth $14 million. the winning ticket was purchased at the ocean supermarket on south park memorial drief. the ticket matched all six numbers in the saturday drive and so did another ticket purchased up in lake county so the ticketholders will split 28 million in winnings. the wing numbers are at the bottom of your screen, 3, 4, 27, 39 and 3. the winners have 180 days to claim their jackpot. >>> the question used to be paper or plastic but now whichever you choose expect to pay for it unless you bring your own. tells us the new bag ban in san francisco and how much it will cost you. >> out shopping in san francisco? if you don't bring your own bag, there will be a price to pay. >> i was like heck no i don't want to buy a bag for 10 cents. give me a bag like how we've always been doing it. you know what i mean? it's amoiing. it's messing up the flow. >> the new ordnance expanding the band to all retailers. now if you want the store to pr
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
behind. san antonio, i believe, needs to make a huge investment in education. that investment is not limited to more money. it also means getting parents involved. it also means expecting more from everybody along whole education ecosystem, from administrators to policy-makers to teachers come expecting more out of everyone. so what i have on the table in san antonio is basically a 1/8 cent sales tax that will cost the median household in the city $7.81 per year. mind you, every day in texas, it cost $359.81 to keep a juvenile incarceration. what we have on the table is the opportunity to educate more than 22,404-year-olds with -- 22,400 4-year-olds with high quality pre-k. >> i don't believe that taxes are inherently evil. >> that will be tweeted, by the way. [laughter] give them a second. [laughter] >> i do believe that taxes are inherently evil. i'd like them and nobody likes the impaired but it will the voters in san antonio that there is no way to sugarcoat this. i am asking you for this tax increase. more than that, i believe in you. i believe that may put it in front of
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
know when you look at the polls that if you ask them about medicare, the department of education, social security, environmental protection -- >> energy. >> there's huge support for all of these. i suspect that he will be pressed on these things. now, he's been preparing like crazy. he hasn't just been fund-raising. he's been in a room, he's been in a room with rob portman and he's been preparing. the guy i think is smart, at least smart about numbers. so maybe he can memorize these answers and maybe he'll bring a better game to this than he did to "60 minutes." >> totally nonpartisan question. everybody has their own favorite formats. i think he likes a formal setting. i moderated the debate at the reagan library the last time around. he did very well. he likes formality. he likes the moderator to be formal, you get your time allotments, everybody treats everybody in a formal, structured way. is obama able to match him in that environment where his brain power may not be that useful in that formal environment. >> look, where did mitt romney make his bone, so to speak. it was bai
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
to do as well is educate people making a difference. we now have data on that specifically saying just how much of an impact does it make? take a look at this. spend a minute looking at the full screen. if people are provided exercise advice, look how the numbers change among the african-american. 54.7. lower than the white population. 57.8%. simply by getting some of the education on exercise, nutrition. you've asked about that in the past. we've talked about it. again, the number is lower. we know as well that that education makes a huge difference. >> i want to bring in as well a group of amazing women that i met. >> we're going to talk about this. >> this is my favorite segment. i met a group of enthusiastic women, and they are tackling the obesity problem. they are basically putting on their running shoes. they are putting it on the pavement. this is an organization that's called black girls run. we ran with them. >> reporter: whether you lead the pack or come in dead last, everyone is celebrated. >> it really is about friendship, sisterhood. we're not going to leave any woman beh
FOX Business
Sep 25, 2012 9:20am EDT
my start in california. and this is the late 1970's. gretchen: i was educated in california. i loved the palm trees. stuart: who would have thought in the 1970's, who would have thought it would become a petry dish for socialism in three out of four districts in the united states and doing it themselves. gretchen: by the way, i wasn't there in the '70s, i gotcha. [laughter] >> i was there in the golden age. charles: 2005 she was there. gretchen: no, but it wasn't the '70s. stuart: all right, everybody, back to the november election, please. president obama still has the lead over mitt romney in most of the polls. the president's appearances on shows like "the view" give mimm a wide audience, a wide appeal of the cross section voting of the public. and the rnc reince priebus joins us now. welcome back. the conventional wisdom is that mitt romney has had a horrible week and yet, he's not really behind that much in the polls. and here we have the president going on "the view" and going on letterman. is it possible that governor romney is just too nice and not playing good politics? >>
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 10:00am PDT
of every dollar spent on education in the state of illinois is spent for retirement and health care for teachers. 71 cents. megyn: that's incredible. >> this is a state that is corrupt, it is a state with officialdom that is utterly dysfunctional and incompetent, and you just saw one of the greatest nonsense acts, pure political theater in chicago, mayor rahm emanuel and the teachers' union coming to a deal which resulted in a 16.5% pay raise while only 15% of their students are proficient if reading, more than half are not even capable of basic reading skills. meg "the wall street journal" wrote sooner or later we knew it would come to this since the democrats can't bring themselves to oppose union demands. they give and they gave give and they give to the unions, and eventually the bill comes due. but the question is whether any federal politician would have the gall to put the taxpayers of the nation, the federal taxpayers on the hook for those deals struck in those rooms in chicago. >> well, obviously, there's one by the name of president barack obama who's doing precisely that,
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
on education nation yesterday. he will have a good debate performance. two, he needs an -- some form of implosion or serious mistake by the obama campaign or some international event that doesn't rally people around the president but focuses people on a perceived weakness. i don't think either of those are likely to happen. in terms of a mistake by the obama campaign, they've always been fairly safe and cautious. if this were a sporting event, i would say they're running out the clock right now. >> running out the clock and, in fact, perhaps too cautious. you've got hillary clinton going to, perhaps, a dozen meetings with foreign leaders and president obama already out of here in ohio, not meeting with any of the foreign leaders, do you think that they are playing it too safe by not meeting with president morsi, not meeting with netanyahu, avoided any pitfalls here in new york? >> well, maybe, but i heard bill clinton answer that question. he as always dispenses wisdom. the problem with meeting let's say netanyahu and the egyptian leader and libyan leader is you didn't meet with five
FOX Business
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
measure education, united states is not number one, math, science, engineering, any of these, we are not. we are not in the top ten in most. there's a whole perception. to me, it's similar to the united states in the late 1980s a that we're on the decline. we're a civilization whose days is past. i don't think that's the true case, but as you pointed out, perceptions matter a lot, and that's the perception. lou: is there a perception, as well, that governor romney can change it? >> well, i hope so. lou: that could be his political fortune and the fate of the nature. >> i wish he'd learn how to talk to women. if he could say, do you have any college age kids? guess what, half will not get a job. they will all have student loans they can't repay, but he's not talking to people in that way. lou: i'm not sure i can help him in all how to talk, but i can give a few tips on listening. thank you very much. >> thank you. lou: up next, one of the enduring images of the so-called occupy demonstrations. california students pepper sprayed at an apparently peaceful protest, other than the pepper spra
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
america's role in the world, then he did an education nation interview with brian, very good. showed the fact that he's a policy guy, that he cares about issues. but that mitt romney does not get very much attention. and he doesn't put it on display very often. and it's now -- the thing he has to become is a fighter. he has to have people like joe scarborough look at him every day on the trail, every day, every event and say, he's fighting for the party. he's fighting for the country. he's fighting to turn the country around. i don't see that. but if he doesn't become that before the first debate and in the first debate, it's going to be very hard to keep the party together behind him. >> again, time's running out. october 2nd is early voting in ohio. you've got the first debate coming up. you've got people like karl rove. karl rove every day. and that's the guy i would be looking at if i were mitt romney. not just mitt romney but all of us should look at karl rove. what's karl doing with his money? karl knows how to use money in campaigns better than anybody else. i still think the
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
. today, 100% of them are educated. they can dream, they can write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years, but i was really affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not terrorists. i came back here in 2002. girls have been the most oppressed and i thought i have to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i would sit with these men, and i would tell them, don't marry them when they are 14 years old. they want to learn. how do you write your father's name? after five years now, the men, they are proud of the girls. when they themselves come write their name. still, we have to take precautions. some people are so much against girls getting educated. we provide free education to over 350 girls. i think it's like a fire that will grow. every year, my hope becomes more. i think i can see the future. breaking news you will only see right here on "360" after being the first to tell you that fbi investigators have not set foot in the ruins of the american consulate of benghazi, libya. tonight, we're the first it tell you why. the likely reason and from a top law enforc
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, when it's about something that doesn't matter much like education, screw the unions. but when it's something important like football, well, look for the union label, america. barack obama and mitt romney and paul ryan have all seen fit to weigh in on this one football game from monday, on the referees issue. all three men saying that the green bay packers deserve to win that game. the packers got robbed. so even as the packers' agony crossed over into national politics this week, i still have to say that it remains true that the single west political green bay packers moment in history, the best moment of all time in the overlap that exists between the green bay packers and politics is still this moment. >> there are 30 teams, but only one packer organization, and that is the greatest football organization ever in america's history. there are only 187 days before training camp. and 360 days before we go back to miami! whereas the packers are america's real team, and we'll always be winners in the hearts and minds of the people of wisconsin, therefore i, tommy thompson, governor o
KRON
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
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CNN
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
: for the white house, it's a multilayered approach, focus on education and spreens, treat drugs and addiction as a public health issue you not just a criminal justice concern. law enforcement continues choking off the is up flight. year, the federal government is spending just over $10 billion on prevention and treatment. law enforcement and corrections, just under 10. mitt romney has not outlined how he would allocate federal dollars but both men say they are not in favor of legalizing marijuana and both are emphatic that working closely with mexico, which has supplanted florida as the favorite drug route, is a must. pollock says she'd like more political discussion about drugs, in part, because substance abuse can be the result of a job loss or tough economic times. >> we live in a society of aggravating stress. so, it's only natural that people are going to turn to substances, whatever they may be, to numb their pain, their stress. >> reporter: ironically you the most talked about campaign issues leading to one of the least. >> cnn's john zarrella joins us now from miami. status quo? nothi
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
of federal dollars just drives up tuition. molly broad of the american council on education says that the recession's heavy toll on state budgets is also a factor. >> when the state reduces its support, the only other place to turn for most colleges in the public sector is to increase tuition. >> reporter: either way students like jackie feel left out in the cold. >> a lot of people that don't have students in college or don't have kids my age think like, oh, you are wealthy enough to go to college or you get financial aid from the government. it is that simple but it is not that simple. >> no, it is not. a study by fidelity investments shows families are way, way behind their college savings. fewer an third of parents with collegebounds children are considering the total cost of college. only 30% of all families are on track to cover it. >> not surprised. down economy the first thing that goes. savings, you immediate money, you can break into your 401(k). >> you have to pay yourself first. you have to fund your own retirement first and if something has to go you can't borrow for
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
to give every american the chance to compete by making sure we've got the best education system in the world. that's the reason i'm standing here today. that's the gateway od the gatew th middle class. and because of the work we've already done, millions of young people are better able to afford college already. and now we've got to do mor by hiring 100,000 new math and science teachers. by making sure that we're providing millions of new slots for folks to retrain at community colleges for the jobs that exist right now. continue to lower tuition costs for students so they're not loaded up with debt once they graduate. my opponent thinks that it makes sense for us to gut our investment in education in order to give a tax break to the wealthy. i disagree. i think what the united states of america means is that no child should be deprived of a good education. it means that no family should have to set aside a college acceptance letter just because they don't have the money. and no employer should have to look for workers with the right skills in china instead of the united states
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
technology with their faith. >> fascinating, bobby. thank you for joining us this morning. >>> from education to health, and business, mobile technology is changing our world. our mobile society initiative is liking an in-depth look at these changes and visit our mobile society section on cnn mobile apps. got all that? >>> candidates are busy prepping for next week's debate on cnn. we take a look at their competing plans for health care and what it means for you. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. romney: "it's time to stand up to the cheaters" vo: tough on china? not mitt romney. when a flood of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? [ male announcer ] introducing a reason to look twice. the entirely new lexus es and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. yeah, i'm looking to save, but i'm no
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
heavy reductions in education and health. martha: boy, what a mess. 24% unemployment in madrid and of course all of our economies. the u.s. and these large economies in europe all intertwined in many ways. amy, thank you very much. >> you're welcome. bill: with we thought it all went away because the coverage went away. it has been a mess for the last couple months. watch to story. how will the markets react to the uproar in europe? opening bell only moments away. we'll see which way the dow goes then, huh? martha: a new group i should say of so-called undecided voters? could white men be sort of unsure which way they will go in this election. we'll talk about that and why they may be the key factor in some of these key states. ed rollins. >> announcer: this is the day. the day that we say to the world of identity thieves "enough." we're lifelock, and we believe you have the right to live free from the fear of identity theft. our pledge to you? as long as there are identity thieves, we'll be there. we're lifelock. and we offer the most comprehensive identity theft protection ev
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 10:00am PDT
america wants. mainstream america wants to make sure their kids get an education, they have access to health care we don't revamp the entire social security system to meet inside restrains that paul ryan thinks works but doesn't work for america. this is real questions on voters' mines and that's changed the dynamic of the election and we're seeing great candidates on our side with that message who are going to win in november. >> and in massachusetts, republican scott brown has apologized for what some of his aides did in appearing on this video where they were mocking elizabeth warren for her native-american heritage. that is apology sufficient and should this be an issue in this campaign? >> certainly it's up to the people of massachusetts to determine that. they have watched this race, they have seen scott brown tell people to take a look at elizabeth warren to determine her heritage, which is frankly offensive to me, people in massachusetts will make that determination. but i will say this. again, we have a race where elizabeth warren is fighting for the values that american f
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
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MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
's the teachers union is responsible for everything wrong with american education. >> andrew, the movie focuses on the so-called parent trigger laws which allows parents to sign a petition to essentially take over the school and make dramatic changes if it's failing. that sounds like empowering parents. that doesn't sound like a bad thing. i would say that the notion of allowing parents to take control of a school and have more control over the child's education, doesn't also seem like a fundamentally conservative idea to me. >> it isn't necessarily i suppose a fundamentally conservative idea, the charter school movement and parent trigger law only invoked a couple times is a controversial arena that's full of varying points of view. but, in fact, the company that produced this movie, walden media, which is owned by phil as i said, apparently stands to gabe tremendously from these privatization measures where what you're talking about is a group of parents and teachers, voluntarily giving up their union benefits taking over a school and for practical purposes selling it to a private company tha
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
an education. if the question -- maybe i'll get it wrong. >> reporter: then candidate bill clinton walking toward her. >> you know people who lost their jobs, lost their homes? >> well, yeah, uh-huh. >> well, i've been governor of a small state for 12 years. i'll tell you how it's affected me. in my state, when people lose their jobs, there's a good chance i'll know them by their names. when a factory closes, i know the people who ran it. >> reporter: just like that debate in '92, this, again, could be all about which one of them can connect with average problems, right? >> it becomes another "cares about you" moment and mitt romney has to show that he understands people's problems in this economy. >> reporter: and both the president and mitt romney trying to avoid their own past pitfalls. the president against hillary clinton. >> he's very likable. i agree with that. i don't think i'm that bad. >> you're likable enough, hillary. >> thank you. >> reporter: and there was romney's bet -- >> rick, i tell you what. 10,000 bucks? $10,000 bet? >> i'm not in the betting business. >> oh, okay, oka
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
screening themselves. >> i think it goes back to the type of hiring they did, the educational requirements that they were allowed to put in place, which were not high enough, in my view. >> reporter: now, as for that officer that let a firefighter carry a gun right through security, tsa says the person responsible has been pulled from duty this week with possibly more disciplinary action to come. david? >> mark greenblatt, thank you. >>> and from the tsa under fire to a border patrol agent under fire. the agent shot and killed a mother of five while she was in the driver's seat of her car. there are two very different accounts of what happened just before that shooting, and here's abc's reena ninan now. >> reporter: a makeshift memorial to honor a mother of five who family and friends say shouldn't have died at the hands of a u.s. border agent. >> i think we're all shocked, and we want answers. >> we just want justice, that's it. >> reporter: there are varying accounts of how 32-year-old valeria alvarado was killed in her car friday night during a confrontation with a plainclothes agent se
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
of their economy, education, the kind of sense of confidence that they have in the country. >> so very interesting over the past weekend, mark, you had the dnc putting out video clips of a lot of people including myself saying what a great debater mitt romney is. and then there was a little bit of an online scuffle yesterday because chris christie dared to say that this debate would change the narrative of the race. what's going on here? >> well -- >> is it all about expectations? >> they play the silly expectations game because too many of our colleagues seem susceptible to it. i still think the president has an advantage simply because he's done one-on-one general election debates before, and they're a lot of pressure. and governor romney, in some ways he rises to the occasion and he's impervious to pressure. but if you look at his career at bain and some of the anecdotes there, sometimes he feels it. and no one goes into their first one as comfortable as people who have done it before. >> john heilemann, barring an incredibly strong moment, which could happen, i guess, it has before, can the de
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
phone, smartphone that are kid friendly that can be informative, educational, read a story to them. but doesn't that bring with it a whole slew of other problems? >> well, you know, i hav three small children as well so i think about this a lot. from a radiation standpoint solely certainly, you know, if your device is on wi fi there will be less radiation there than if you're actually communicating with a cell tower. the best best is to turn the device into airplane mode if your kid is actually using the device for apps or to read something. in terms of impact on the brain overall, overall, there's a lot more evidence looking at what happens to the brain in someone who's constantly using these devices. we know for example, it's a lot harder for them to turn their brains off, so to speak. a lot harder to get to sleep. much harder to multi-task, to toggle between activities. we thought the brain was designed to do a lot of that. not so much when you actually look at these studies so making sure kids are only working on one particular thing at a time perhaps, not
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